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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-27 20:44:10

Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>Bronek Kozicki wrote:
>>>>On Fri, 26 Dec 2003 18:32:54 -0600, Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>>>I'm at MinGW 3.1.0-1, which is GCC 3.2.3.
>>>>current version of GCC in MINGW is 3.3.1, but you have to install it
>>>I know... I intentionally don't upgrade to test what many users are
>>>likely to do. Which is just install the bare MinGW. But if upgrading
>>>solves the problem we'll have to tell users Boost.Python _requires_
>>>that specific version.
>> More likely we'll just tell them it doesn't work with 3.2.3
>> It certainly works with a bare 3.2
> Seems kinda cruel to require a version which is no longer available
> for download ;-\

It also seems cruel to require that people upgrade needlessly. Lots
of people probably have a version that already works. BTW, I never
suggested requiring 3.2; only noting that there are problems with

> By the way I've tried many other things in getting it work with no
> luck. Neither the available versions of MinGW, nor the available
> versions of Python work for. I only have one more thing to try... wish
> me luck ;-)

Good luck!

Dave Abrahams
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